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VSU Tuition & Cost

Valdosta, Georgia

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Georgia Resident Sticker Price
$21,320
In State Costs for Valdosta State University
Fee Cost
Tuition$4,264
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,146
Room and Board $8,198
Other Expenses Budget$5,512
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$32,106
Out of State Costs for Valdosta State University
Fee Cost
Tuition$15,050
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,146
Room and Board $8,198
Other Expenses Budget$5,512

Residents of Georgia pay an annual total price of $21,320 to attend Valdosta State University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,264 for tuition, $8,198 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $2,146 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $32,106 which is 50.6% higher than Georgia residents. The tuition charge is $15,050 while room and board is $8,198, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $2,146.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Valdosta State University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$13,978
Net Price by Income Valdosta State University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,336
$30,001 to $48,000$13,479
$48,001 to $75,000$16,452
$75,001 to $110,000$17,446
$110,000+$17,846

The average reported annual net price for Valdosta State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,978 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Valdosta State University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $8,140 88%
Pell Grant $4,843 50%
Federal Student Loan $5,724 67%

The average reported annual net price for Valdosta State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,978 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Valdosta State University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $49,048. The loan balance of $49,048 is a four year multiple of the $12,262 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $509 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $49,048
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $509.01
Total Interest Paid $12,033.39
Sum of All Loan Payments $61,081.39

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$85,280
Year Georgia Residents Non Residents
1 $21,320 $32,106
2 $21,740 $32,738
3 $22,167 $33,382
4 $22,604 $34,039

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Valdosta State University to be $85,280 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Valdosta State University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Georgia Residents $178 $534 $712
Out of State Residents $627 $1,881 $2,508

Estimated cost for a class at Valdosta State University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Valdosta State University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Valdosta State University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141264 IPEDS survey data for Valdosta State University.


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